PBS NewsHour

'Everyone Is Entitled to a Chance': Women in Combat

Clip: 01/24/2013 | 12m 33s

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says he will lift a 19-year ban on servicewomen serving in combat. Jeffrey Brown reports that this move may open up more than 200,000 jobs to women. Gwen Ifill looks at the implications of Panetta's decision with Col. Ellen Haring of the U.S. Army and former Marine Corps officer Wade Zirkle.

Aired: 01/24/13

Rating: NR

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